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    Tuesday 31 March 2020

  • Solar is a safe bet
    Solar power could be one of the highest bearing investments available at present, with more and more people across the country are studying and working from home, leading to anticipated surges in household energy use.

  • Monday 30 March 2020

  • Nominate your local hero
    In what’s turned out to be a very eventful year, we’ve seen countless people step up every single day. Here is your chance to say thank you. Nominate your local hero and ensure their efforts are recognised.

  • Friday 27 March 2020

  • Change to waste services in response to COVID-19
    Surf Beach and Brou tips will close to the public from this Sunday in response to COVID-19. The move comes to ensure essential waste management services can continue for the community, including bushfire clean-up. Council’s third waste management facility in Moruya will re-open with extended hours from Monday 6 April.

  • Business as usual, minus the visits
    It’s business as usual, just minus the personal visits. That’s our message as we continue our measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and temporarily close more doors.

  • Thursday 26 March 2020

  • Council elections postponed to reduce the risk of COVID-19
    An amendment to the Local Government Act passed in parliament on Tuesday evening will see current councillors and popularly-elected mayors continue to hold office until September 2021, when the rescheduled elections will be held.

  • Tuesday 24 March 2020

  • Mayor says no to coastal retreats
    Mayor Liz Innes says those traveling to the coast to isolate from COVID-19 are placing a huge strain on our health services.

  • Borrowers click and collect to slow corona
    Book borrowers will be using a new ‘click and collect’ service as Eurobodalla’s libraries implement additional social distancing measures on Thursday.

  • Council’s doors open, for now
    Eurobodalla Council's general manager is encouraging residents to conduct their business with Council online or over the phone to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

  • Monday 23 March 2020

  • Artists invited to exhibit at the Bas in 2021
    The Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre is calling for artists from all backgrounds and levels of experience to apply for their 2021 exhibition program, closing Friday 8 May at 4pm.

  • Entries open for Mayor’s Writing Competition
    Young people aged between five and 18 can enter now to win great prizes and have their works published in the 2020 Mayor’s Writing Competition. Entries close at 5pm on Friday 15 May.

  • Friday 20 March 2020

  • Recovery Centres remain open, reduced hours
    Eurobodalla's bushfire recovery centres will remain open with reduced hours, allowing teams to focus on an outreach program to impacted communities.

  • Friday 20 March 2020

  • Airport fees reduced for Rex Airlines
    Council has agreed to reduce its commercial fees at Moruya Airport for Rex Airlines, as the carrier faces a financial crisis as a result of the coronavirus.

  • Tuesday 17 March 2020

  • Hay! What’s in it for you?
    Hay donations from interstate could be a ticking time bomb for agriculture in the shire.

  • Beaches getting back to beautiful best
    Eurobodalla’s famous beaches are getting back to their beautiful best after a summer marked by bushfires followed by heavy rain.

  • Monday 16 March 2020

  • Beach monitoring sees citizen science a snap
    The citizen science CoastSnap project has beach-goers taking phone images at Broulee and Tomakin to help scientists assess the health of our beaches.

  • Friday 13 March 2020

  • Practical boost for businesses
    Eurobodalla’s cafes, retailers and accommodation businesses stand to benefit from a $250,000 bushfire recovery boost.

  • Local funds for bushfire affected residents
    Applications are now open for Eurobodalla’s Disaster Relief Fund, established to provide an opportunity to donate directly to local people affected by the bushfires.

  • Thursday 12 March 2020

  • Mayor cautiously optimistic about business bushfire help
    Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is cautiously optimistic about yesterday’s expansion of the joint Commonwealth-NSW Government small business bushfire package.

  • Wednesday 11 March 2020

  • One-stop enviro shops
    Eurobodalla’s native plants and animals have been hard hit by summer’s fires and the floods. Even before the fire emergency had finished, people were asking what they could do to help our wildlife.

  • Illegal dumpers back at it
    Illegal dumpers are at it again. Members of the public and patrolling rangers are finding piles of rubbish at several sites across Eurobodalla, despite severe penalties for those found trashing the shire.

  • Devil in the detail on rate support
    The NSW government’s offer to cover half a year of council rates for properties destroyed by bushfires is creating headaches for south coast councils.

  • Monday 9 March 2020

  • New intersection on George Bass Drive
    Work has begun on a new intersection on George Bass Drive.

  • Youth recovery in focus
    Planning a coordinated response to youth recovery after this summer’s bushfires continues this week.

  • Out of towners boost rental stock
    Holiday home owners have responded enthusiastically to a personal plea from Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes to consider permanently letting their property to those impacted by bushfire.

  • Thursday 5 March 2020

  • Cruise ship Encore for Batemans Bay
    Now almost a regular, the cruise ship Seabourn Encore will again visit Batemans Bay, this time as its first port of call in a 14-day round trip Australian Cruise.

  • Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • Five tonnes of food saved from landfill
    In just six months, a group of Eurobodalla businesses have saved more than five tonnes of good food from going to landfill.

  • Art on the Path … to recovery
    Broulee’s Art on the Path returns this week, with a focus on recovery as well as sustainable living.

  • Numbers up for Clean Up
    Eurobodalla is a another step closer back to its beautiful self after more than 200 volunteers cleared rubbish from 37 sites across the shire on Sunday.

  • Waste deal struck
    Eurobodalla Council has struck a deal with the NSW government to get bushfire demolition waste off residents’ land.

  • Friday 28 February 2020

  • Back to level 3 water restrictions today
    Eurobodalla moves back to level 3 water restrictions today. Recent rain has the rivers flowing and allows us to pump to the dam, now sitting at just over 60% full.